Nov 16, 2012 2:00am PST
hurricane sandy devastation in new york yesterday flying over ravaged neighborhoods in queens, comforting devastated homeowners in the streets on staten island and reassuring they will come back and he will also be back. >> i came up here right after the storm, was on the jersey side, and i had promised to everybody that i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. so i'm going to come back today, but i'm also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> the recovery from sandy now has a point person. president obama named sean donovan, a new yorker, who is the secretary of the department of housing and urban development, as the go-to guy. >>> it is nine minutes past the hour. informative but not necessarily conclusive. that's how senate and house lawmakers describe realtime video and testimony about the attack on the consulate in bengha benghazi. senators say the video combines surveillance and drone footage. a source familiar with the hearing said t
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
in sandyland, many people have been in the dark for days. some for weeks, after superstorm sandy. and some are now getting power bills that show normal usage. the long island power authority is assuring customers, don't worry, the next actual meter reading will reflect how much you've used, and they'll adjust your bill, and i'm telling you, there are some lipa customers right now who are outraged. after all they've been through. >> as well they should be. >> they are getting electricity bills reflecting normal usage, and for many of them it's been days, some of them it's been weeks with no power. and bring you up to speed on cyber monday. what's your best guess on what people were out there buying? >> i would have thought apple products? >> yeah. had to be electronics. >> a lot of question about electronics. monday sales up 28% from last year, according to the bench mark survey and the most searched-for items were amazon's kindle and kindle fire, uggs, ipads, the ipod touch, legos, and the wii. >> well, i like the legos. i mean, it's making a comeback. maybe children will actually do a thi
Nov 28, 2012 2:00am PST
off from their jobs. the popular national monument suffered damage from superstorm sandy and are closed at least through the end of the year. possibly much longer. you were just there. >> i'm actually headed there again tomorrow, so i'll bring you the aftermath of that, as well. >>> so after biting the hand that feeds him, millions upon millions of dollars, the actor angus t. jones, the kid from "two and a half men" is saying sorry, sort of. in an online individual yoi, jones who recently joined an evangelical christian church called the sitcom filth and told viewers not to watch it. now, he's out with this statement, saying in part, quote, i apologize if my remarks reflect me showing indifference to and disrespect of my colleagues, and a lack of appreciation of the extraordinary opportunity of which i have been blessed. i never intended that. and now former co-star charlie sheen, remember him, who was fired from the show, is weighing in, as well, in a statement through his publicist saying, quote, it is radically clear to me that the show "two and a half men" is cursed.